Thesaurus / whims


"To-morrow I will bring it to you," said the songstress, who knew the whims of the sick woman.

Gourlay, amongst other whims, took it into his head to write against the poor laws, saying that they were a bad thing.

Rural RidesWilliam Cobbett

And Madame Mauperin, as she prepared for bed, lectured her husband upon acceding to all his favourite's whims.

The World's Greatest Books, Vol IV.Editors: Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton

Her mother was not unused of late to her whims, though she never had carried them to so much excess.

Miles Tremenhere, Vol 2 of 2Annette Marie Maillard

It would tolerate no whims, no departures from the regular course of things.

L-basJ. K. Huysmans

Whims were evanescent, and this particular whim would pass away.

SevenoaksJ. G. Holland

Some folks have certain likes and dislikes, and it's a waste of time to try to change their whims and fancies.

If you have intelligence, you make it the servant of your whims.

The MissionerE. Phillips Oppenheim

Had I followed my own interests instead of bowing to your whims, you had been a wife these two years.

Helmet of NavarreBertha Runkle

You can't say—nobody can say—I haven't given in to your whims and fancies after that.

BasilWilkie Collins


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